Science, Technology & Society

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Northscapes

History, Technology, and the Making of Northern Environments

UBC Press

Northscapes examines concepts of North and the way in which different northern environments are shaped by the intersection of technology and human societies.

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Living Dead in the Pacific

Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines

UBC Press

A consideration of the impact of racism and questions of sovereignty on genetic research, which details the exploitative history of research on Taiwanese Aborigines.

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Vivre á nu

La surveillance au Canada

Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty, David Lyon, and Valerie M. Steeves; By The New Transparency Project
Athabasca University Press
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Transparent Lives

Surveillance in Canada

Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty, David Lyon, and Valerie M. Steeves; By The New Transparency Project
Athabasca University Press

This highly readable book tells Canadians what they ought to know to better understand the ways in which surveillance is expanding – mostly unchecked – into every facet of their lives, and what they can do about it.

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Smart Power

Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities, Anniversary Edition

Island Press

This pivotal work offers a clear and accessible vision of how we can transform the electric power industry to adapt to twenty-first century challenges.

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Diary of a Citizen Scientist

Oregon State University Press

Diary of a Citizen Scientist looks at new ways of engaging in the world—Sharman Apt Russell explores the world of citizen science from her personal study of the Western red-bellied tiger beetle to the online crowdsourcing of Galaxy Zoo.

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Living With Thunder

Exploring the Geological Past, Present, and Future of Pacific Northwest Landscapes

Oregon State University Press

Living with Thunder explores the story of the Pacific Northwest’s rich geologic and ecologic history.

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Unnatural Selection

How We Are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Island Press

In a narrative style, Emily Monosson explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution, using examples such as the resurgence of bedbugs and the growing immunity to antibiotics.

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For the Love of Rivers

A Scientist’s Journey

Oregon State University Press

A devoted stream ecologist provides an accessible overview of the science of rivers and streams.

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